Updated: Nov 23, 2020
It stands for, Personal Protective Equipment, it protects those who use it for health and safety risks at work environments. The equipment is to be worn to reduce exposure to bacteria, viruses and hazards that cause serious workplace illnesses and injuries.
Types of PPE you can use:
Non-reusable face masks,
FFP3 respirator / N95 mask,
Non-reusable nitrile gloves,
Long-sleeved fluid repellent gown, (medical bunny suits),
Face shields (visor),
Why is PPE important?
Personal Protective Equipment is used as a safety net by safe workplace environments with procedures and training, which encourage responsible and safe working.
Personal Protective Equipment is specially constructed and designed to be used in a clean reliable manner. It should fit comfortably to cover its users from being dangerously exposed to radiological, chemical, mechanical, electrical and physical workplace hazards.
Employers are required to supervise and individually train each employee to know when to use personal protective equipment:
When it is necessary
What kind is necessary
How to accurately wear it, adjust and remove it.
The limitations of the equipment
How to maintain, care, use of life and the correct disposal of equipment.
What is PPE used for?
Personal Protective Equipment is mainly used in health sectors or companies which its employees have contact with food or chemicals. It protects the users and reduces the risk from the transmission of viruses and micro bacteria.
Who can purchase PPE?
At IC Medicare, we mainly provide our Personal Protective Equipment to health sectors, however with the new current world pandemic, we are open to provide our products to any businesses in need.
Safe disposal of PPE
Please ensure to NOT dispose of PPE on recycling bins nor general waste.
Please always dispose of the equipment on clinical waste bins or hazard bins.
This is control risk and infection prevention method to keep staff and other end-users protected.